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On UN Day, Ban Celebrates Organization’s Continuing Commitment for a Better WorldBan Ki-moon: “At this critical moment, let us reaffirm our commitment to empowering the marginalized & vulnerable.
On United Nations Day, I call on Governments & individuals to work in common cause for the common good.” To mark the occasion, there will be a special concert featuring world-renowned concert pianist, Lang Lang, 16-time Grammy Award Winner – Sting, & youth musicians from acclaimed El Sistema programme at UN Headquarters, NYC.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49158#.VEqM1eeBG2k

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UN Chief Designates Renowned Chinese Pianist Lang Lang as Messenger of Peace

Mr. Lang joins 11 other UN Messengers of Peace who advocate on behalf of the United Nations, including Brazilian author, Paulo Coelho, primatologist Jane Goodall, musician Stevie Wonder, & US actors Michael Douglas, Edward Norton & Charlize Theron.